Meme for Kathy

My friend Kathy posted a meme on her blog. Only the way she typed it was like this: MeMe. Is that how you type it? Is it because a meme is all about ME ME ME ME ME?? I never got that before! Anyway, I am a total sucker for these things. I know that's bad and narcissistic and all that, but I like finding out things about other people. I learned all these things about Kathy from her answers --like that she's in a pretty cranky mood today! (Just kidding, Kathy. I think you filled this out yesterday.) Those of you reading should copy it to your own blog and erase my answers and fill in your own --but send me a note so I can go read yours.


1. Are you taller than your mom?
Yes. She's 5'2" and I'm 5'5".

2. What color is your car?

3. What is the closest thing to you that is red?
My knitting.

4. What is your ringtone?
It's supposed to be some spy theme. I hate it but no one else has it because it's so terrible so I keep it.

5. Are you sick?
Um. No.

6. What color is your favorite pillow?
White, but the pillow case is light blue.

7.What is your favorite video game?
I have no idea. Solitaire?

8. Had a nap today?
No, but then it's only 10:40 AM

9. Gold or Silver?
I love silver but it doesn't look good on my skin.

10.Is there an animal that creeps you out?
Adult Possums --yuck. Those yellow teeth! But the babies are adorable.

11.Who was the last person you rode an elevator with?
I have no idea. Maybe my husband at his gum surgery?

12. Did you go ice skating as a kid?
Yes, I even took some lessons. I was terrible.

13. Ever have stitches?
Never any that were injury related but lots due to surgery.

14. Favorite non-alcoholic drink?
Sparkling water with a twist of lime.

15. How long ago did you kiss someone?
This morning.

16. What's something you want to do before you die?
Have a book deal and go on tour.

17. Have you ever caught something on fire?
Oh yeah.

18. Have you ever seen a ghost?
Never SEEN one, but I think I've felt one. When Ana was first born and still sleeping in a bassinet by our bed, I heard something start making noise in what would become her bedroom in the closet. It was an old, battery-operated drum machine of Mark's that hadn't been used in over five years. Two days later, I was nursing her when the defective light next to me suddenly clicked on --it never worked again. I wasn't frightened at all either time--I honestly felt like it was a message from my dad that he knew about Ana and was happy for me. I guess that sounds very odd but it is one of the sorrows of my life that he never met my husband or my kids.

19.Have you ever seen the northern lights?

20. Do you know how to use chop sticks?

21. Name something good that happened today.
I got the nicest cuddle with my Jane when she got up this morning.

22. What room are you in?
My living room.

23. Are you worried about something you can't control?
Like, DUH. Show me a mother who isn't worried that her children will be snatched on the street or die in a car accident or will commit suicide or drown accidentally and I'll show you... a heavily medicated soul. Or a man.

24. Do you take daily medications?

25. Ever been in a fight?
Yes. Fifth grade. Sharon Compton. I punched her in the nose and then when she fell down, I didn't know what to do so I SAT ON HER.

26. Are you wearing nailpolish?

27. Favorite color?
Today, it's the blue of Jane's eyes.

28. Innie or Outie?
Innie. And I'm an Innie like the Grand Canyon is a crevice. I could probably hold an entire steel drum band in my belly-button.

29. Ever used a Ouija board?
Yes, all the time as a kid but it never moved by itself.

30. Sweet or Sour?

31. Sun or Moon?
Definitely moon.

32. What shoes did you wear today?
So far, my lovely walking boot on one foot and nothing on the other. I have a sneaker standing by, though.

33. Favorite eye color of the opposite sex?
Green. Coop has green eyes.

34. Most important quality in any relationship?

35. Favorite zombie movie?
Can't even NAME one.

36 Time of day you were born?
My mom thinks it was 2 PM. I'm the youngest of four so the details get a little sketchy after the first two.

37. Do you know your blood type?
B Neg.

38. What would you spend 5000 dollars on right now if you were handed it?
Home improvement. I'd really WANT to pay off debt but I have the biggest home improvement jones going right now. I want to remodel the whole house --which would be considerably more than $5000.

39. Name something annoying in public transit?
Well, it's pretty annoying that we don't have a decent public transit system here in Austin, for starters.

40. Did you grow up in the city or country?
City. Suburb actually.

41. Would you ever consider going on a reality TV show if offered a large sum of money?
No. I have enough reality in my life NOW, thank you.

42. Have you flown in your dreams?
I can never remember my dreams.

43. Hugs or kisses?

44. You have 10 dollars to spend in the dollar store..what do you get?
Some crafty thing.

45. Slurpee flavor?


Tiffany said…
I always thought it was the French word "meme", which means "same". But I was just guessing.
Anonymous said…
I don't know what meme stands for either....I always read it as memo. Gee, think I work in an office? But they're fun, aren't they?

You punched her and then SAT on her!? Poor little Sharon! LOL! What did she do to you?
Barb Matijevich said…
Dand it! I just thought of the perfect answer to the question about, "have you ever flown in your dreams." Are you ready??

Yes, but never FIRST CLASS!!!

Ah me, I kill myself.